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Medical marijuana sails to victory in Florida

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WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 9: View of medical marijuana plant propagated at Josh Gender’s medical marijuana growing operation in Washington, DC on September 7, 2016. Genderson, who owns a successful DC liquor store, is a licensed grower in Massachusetts. And recently, he was awarded a license to grow in Maryland. Genderson is marketing his products under the Liberty cannabis label. …

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Live updates: State voting results on recreational marijuana legalization

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In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, marijuana is displayed at the River Rock dispensary in Denver. AP Photo/Brennan Linsley Medical marijuana is available in 25 states, and four states and the District of Columbia now allow sales of recreational pot. By the end of Election Day , several more states could be added to that number . Legalization of …

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Patients reflect on medical marijuana use

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TAMPA (FOX 13) – Author Suzanne Beecher has a painful eye condition called BEB, or benign essential blepharospasm, and is sensitive to light. "It’s kind of a rare disorder. It’s a kind of dystonia, and what it does, the muscles around your eye, they want to slam shut," Beecher explained. Controlling it takes 13 botulinum toxin (Botox) shots every three …

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Will Medical Marijuana See the Light of Day in North Dakota?

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Among the many critical issues being voted on today in North Dakota, none stands out as more intriguing than North Dakota Measure 5, which is officially known as the North Dakota Compassionate Use Act. Measure 5 will decided whether or not the people of North Dakota want to allow medical marijuana to be legalized for certain ailments, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, …

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Florida Amendment 2: Medical marijuana legalization

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AP file photo (WFLA) – Florida is one of multiple states voting on medical cannabis this election season. Amendment 2, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, would let licensed physicians prescribe medical marijuana. Patients have to have one of the following diseases: Cancer Epilepsy Glaucoma HIV AIDS Post-traumatic stress disorder Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Crohn’s disease Parkinson’s disease Multiple sclerosis Ballotpedia …

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New Mexico May Allow Opioid Addicts to Use Medical Marijuana

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New Mexico may soon allow patients suffering from the savage wrath of opioid addiction to qualify for participation in the state’s medical marijuana program, reports the Santa Fe New Mexican . Last week, a state advisory panel voted 5-to-1 in favor of adding “opiate abuse disorder” to the state’s list of qualified conditions – an action that some health professionals …

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Is a Medical Marijuana Approval in Florida’s Future?

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Image source: Getty Images. What’s being voted on The big day is here: Residents of nine states are headed to the polls to decide the fate of marijuana provisions. One of the most closely watched of these nine decisions should be Florida Amendment 2, which will determine if medical marijuana is in Florida’s future. Florida Amendment 2, which is officially …

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Here’s What’s at Stake With Montana’s Medical Marijuana Vote

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Image source: Getty Images. What’s being voted on Most eyes may be on the presidential election around the country, but the marijuana industry is very eager to see what happens with voters going to polls in nine states to decide the fate of cannabis. Montana is among four states whose residents are voting on a medical cannabis initiative today. What …